3 bedroom apartment for saleFlat 2, Tenterfield House, Dunbar Road, Haddington, EH41
Under Offer £295,000
- Spacious penthouse apartment
- Central Haddington location
- Panoramic tower room
- Two double bedrooms
- Large sitting room
- Dining room
- Kitchen with breakfast area
- Communal grounds
- EPC Rating = C
Spacious penthouse apartment in an impressive listed Haddington mansion
Set in private and secluded communal grounds, Flat 2 in Tenterfield House is situated in an easily accessible location in the historic market town of Haddington - the hub of East Lothian - which offers an excellent range of services including supermarkets, banks, leisure facilities, library and schooling. Edinburgh is extremely accessible, either by car via the A1, or by train from the commuter stations at Drem (4 miles) or Longniddry (6.6 miles). Edinburgh Airport is approximately 26.5 miles away and provides an increasing number of both domestic and international flights. There is regular public transport to Edinburgh and surrounding towns and villages.
The surrounding East Lothian countryside is famous for its excellent range of golf courses which include Muirfield, Gullane, Luffness, Craigielaw, Longniddry, Archerfield and the West Links at North Berwick. Both the Lammermuir Hills and the sea coast to the north provide opportunities for other outdoor pursuits and activities including horse riding, walking, cycling, sailing and surfing.
Tenterfield House is set back from Dunbar Road with access provided by a tarmac drive providing ample parking space for residents and visitors. Flat 2 occupies the prestigious penthouse apartment on the second floor.
The well maintained magnificent B listed Tenterfield House, built in 1784, comprises just five apartments, with Flat 2 occupying the entire second floor, while the first and ground floor are split into two flats each. Through a period furnished communal reception hall, the private entrance to Flat 2 opens onto a hall with a mirrored wall running the full length of the space, maximising the natural light from the skylight above. An elegant curved staircase leads up to the second floor, opening up onto the reception landing. To the right is a spacious well lit sitting room with dual aspect windows A short stairway to a hallway leads to a superb naturally light tower room with panoramic views over the communal grounds and surrounding area, currently used as a snug reading room. There is also a utility room off this hallway. Accessed from the main reception landing, the recently renovated kitchen contains a gas hob with extractor fan, oven, dishwasher, integrated fridge and enclosed washing machine, with views over the communal grounds from the breakfast table. To the left of the landing is a further hallway leading to a dining room with enclosed bar / storage which could be converted into a further double bedroom. Along the hallway is the main bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and built in steam room. A double bedroom located at the end of the hallway has fitted wardrobes, eaves storage and a port window having a northerly aspect. The master bedroom with ornate cornicing is located off the main stairway and has large mirrored wardrobes providing plenty of storage while also capitalising on the natural light in the room from the west aspect windows. Adjoining the spacious master bedroom is an en suite shower room with WC.
Gardens and Grounds
The communal grounds comprise the drive and parking area, well maintained gardens with mature hedges, shrubs / flower beds and trees providing both shelter and privacy. There is a sheltered covered area at the rear entrance to the property. A number of garden stores are set amongst the grounds. A shared basement cellar, providing extra storage space is accessed externally from the rear of the property.
Flat 2 Tenterfield House is serviced by mains water, gas and drainage.
Access to Tenterfield House is provided by a private driveway which is shared between all 5 residents of Tenterfield House and Tenterfield Stables.
Tenterfield House is a B listed building and lies within the Haddington Conservation area.
Flat 2, Tenterfield House is within East Lothian council tax band G.
A factoring fee of £150 per month i ncludes a contribution towards Tenterfield House's building insurance and the maintenance fund.
Fixtures and Fittings
All standard fixtures and fittings to be included in the sale, in addition to white goods in the kitchen. The freezer in the utility room and the chandelier in the master bedroom are excluded from the sale.
Planning application for the erection of three houses on land south of Tenterfield Drive has been made and refused twice, with an appeal underway. Plans and further information can be found on the East Lothian Council website. [REF: 15/00835/P]
Square Footage: 1,982 sq ft
From Edinburgh, follow the A1 east bound, taking the exit for the A199. At the first roundabout take the third exit, crossing under the A1, then at the second roundabout take the first exit for the A6093/ Dunbar Road. Tenterfield House is on the right set back from the road.
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